Today, Suzanne Lee announced that she has earned the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Massachusetts State Council, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, Massachusetts Division, and SEIU Local 32BJ District 615.
“Suzanne Lee has been working to improve our communities, our schools and advocating for the needs of working families for decades,” said Veronica Turner, Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU. “We are proud to support Suzanne because her leadership and commitment to workers’ rights and social justice make her the strongest candidate in the race.”
The SEIU Mass State Council represents 75,000 SEIU members in Massachusetts. 1199SEIU represents 47,000 healthcare workers throughout the Commonwealth. Local 32BJ District 615 (formerly Local 615), represents property service workers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
The SEIU Mass State Council, 1199SEIU, and 32BJ District 615, join SEIU Local 888, the Boston UNITE HERE Local 26, UNITE HERE New England Joint Board, Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ Local 534, the Sierra Club of MA, the Boston Wards 4 and 5 Democratic Committees, Mass Alliance, the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, Neighbor 2 Neighbor MA, the New American Leaders Initiative, Right to the City Vote Boston, Chinese Progressive Political Action, and the Massachusetts Voters for Animals, in endorsing Suzanne.
Suzanne Lee is running for Boston City Council District 2, which includes parts of South Boston, the South End, Chinatown, Leather District, Seaport, Downtown, Bay Village and Beacon Hill. The election is Tuesday, November 5th.